Trade between Sweden & Thailand

Thailand is Sweden's largest trade partner in South East Asia.

Major Swedish export sectors are telecommunication equipment, power generation and transmission equipment, vehicles and parts, packaging, steel and forestry products.

Swedish multinational companies such as Ericsson, Volvo, Electrolux, ABB and Tetra Pak dominate Swedish exports. Thai exports to Sweden are more diversified. Machinery, electronics, vehicles and food are some of the important items.

Some Swedish companies have invested in production facilities in Thailand. A few examples are ABB, Mölnlycke Health Care, Electrolux, Eka Chemicals, Perstorp and Volvo.

Sweden and Thailand have concluded agreements on avoidance of double taxation (1989), economic, technical and scientific cooperation (1990), mutual protection of investments (2000) and amateur radio communciation usage (2002).

As a member of the European Union (EU) since 1 January 1995, Sweden adheres to the common trade policy established by the EU.

Thailand has a Trade Office in Copenhagen, Denmark, covering Sweden in terms of promoting Thai exports. The Thai Embassy in Stockholm also has a trade officer covering Sweden. Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) also have an office in Stockholm, for more information please visit http://www.boi.go.th/index.php?page=oversea_office 

For Swedish exporters and importers who are interested in trading with Thailand or Swedish investors in establishing a presence in Thailand, you are welcome to contact Business Sweden in Bangkok

Business Sweden offers a wide range of services for Swedish companies that want to start or develop their business in Thailand and to Thai companies interested in Swedish products and companies. With its business areas, export consulting and export information, Business Sweden in Thailand is a resource for companies in any phase of its export process.

Read more about Business Sweden at www.business-sweden.se  

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